Make This: 3 Chicken Soup Recipes for the Soul

Make This: 3 Chicken Soup Recipes for the Soul

 

  • Nourish your body, aid your digestion and increase your energy with these comforting and nutrient-dense soup recipes.
  • Chicken soup can be a panacea for both colds and fevers. It’s warm and hydrating and appears to prompt anti-inflammatory activity to help you rebound more quickly. Warm up to these delicious chicken soup recipes this fall.
  • Veggie-licious Chicken Soup
  • Makes: 10 Servings
  • INGREDIENTS
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped

    • 1 cup carrots, chopped

    • ½ cup celery, chopped

    • 1 garlic clove, chopped

    • 2 tbsp olive oil

    • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped

    • ½ cup shelled edamame

    • 1 (15-oz) can black beans

    • ½ cup corn (frozen, fresh or canned)

    • 2 fresh tomatoes, diced

    • 1 can stewed tomatoes

    • 2 (15-oz) cans low-sodium, fat-free chicken broth

    • 1½ cups water

    • ½ tsp pepper

    • ½ tsp seafood seasoning

    • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • DIRECTIONS

    Slow Cooker

    • Place all ingredients except chicken in a slow cooker, stirring to blend. Lay chicken on top and push down slightly to cover with soup. Cook 5 hours on low heat.

    • Remove chicken from soup. Let chicken cool slightly, then shred. Stir back into soup and continue to cook 1 hour.

    Stove-Top

    • Saute onions, carrots, celery and garlic in 2 tablespoons olive oil in a Dutch oven for 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except chicken and simmer until veggies are tender.

    • Add cooked, diced chicken to soup and simmer until chicken is heated through.

    Nutrition Facts (per serving): calories 160, protein 17 g, carbs 19 g, fat 2 g, fiber 5 g, sodium 200 mg.   Read more...